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Old objects in AD

Hello,

I have some computer accounts in Active Directory that are probably no longer valid. I am looking for an easy way to scan and verify this so that they may be removed. It would be nice to find the last time they actually logged into the domain. Any ideas? Thanks!
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jbyrd1981
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AGCITCommented:
dsquery will do it. you have to have a critery though, like 90 days inactivity or such...

http://www.windowsnetworking.com/kbase/WindowsTips/Windows2003/AdminTips/Admin/PruningOldComputerAccountsinAD.html

I recently wrote one for users
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LazarusCommented:
Use OLDCMP: you can get it at http://joeware.net works well for your needs. It's command line though.
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AGCITCommented:
(Spelling) Criteria. Sorry,

Echo off
FOR /F "TOKENS=1* DELIMS= " %%A IN ('DATE/T') DO SET CDATE=%%B
FOR /F "TOKENS=1,2 eol=/ DELIMS=/ " %%A IN ('DATE/T') DO SET mm=%%B
FOR /F "TOKENS=1,2 DELIMS=/ eol=/" %%A IN ('echo %CDATE%') DO SET dd=%%B
FOR /F "TOKENS=2,3 DELIMS=/ " %%A IN ('echo %CDATE%') DO SET yyyy=%%B
SET date=%mm%%dd%%yyyy%
dsquery user -Inactive 12 ou=exited,ou=employeeexits,dc=domain,dc=com -limit 0 > "M:\path\%date%.Xls" | DSRM -noprompt

In this case it was for users, 12 weeks inactive, log it into an excel sheet, and the DSRM is the remove automatically
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chipbunkerCommented:
Without reinventing the wheel, I was able to find a couple sites that might assist you in retrieving the information you need to find the old computer accounts in active directory.

http://www.visualbasicscript.com/m_24625/mpage_1/key_/tm.htm
http://www.petri.co.il/forums/showthread.php?t=8973
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jbyrd1981Author Commented:
Thanks! I believe that this is what I was looking for.
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